Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD

Executive Fellow | Senior Lecturer
Harvard Business School | Harvard Medical School

Vivian S. Lee is the author of The Long Fix: Solving Americas Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone. She serves as a senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School, previously acting as president of health platforms at Verily Life Sciences. Prior to joining Verily, Dr. Lee served as dean of the medical school and CEO of the University of Utah Health Care, an integrated health system with a budget of $3.6 billion, including a 1,400member physician group and health insurance plan. During her tenure, she led University of Utah Health to recognition for its healthcare delivery system innovations that enable higher quality at lower costs and with higher patient satisfaction and superior financial performance. In 2016, University of Utah was ranked first among all university hospitals in quality and safety (Vizient). Dr. Lee previously was the inaugural chief scientific officer of New York University’s Langone Medical Center. Elected to the National Academy of Medicine and with more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Lee serves on the board of directors of the Commonwealth Fund, the board of trustees of Boston Children’s Hospital and is a director on the board of Zions Bancorporation, a publicly traded company. Dr. Lee is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard. She received a doctorate in medical engineering from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, earned her medical degree with honors from Harvard Medical School, and earned her Master of Business Administration degree from NYU. In 2021, Modern Healthcare named her as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”


Tuesday, March 21
7:00–8:30 a.m.
Hot Topic: Adapting TECH-THINK to Transform Healthcare for the Better